HomeWord’s Culture Update for 9/26/14

Teen Perceptions of Sexual Activity More Influential Than Peer Pressure

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Teen perceptions of how sexually active their peers are may have the greatest impact on their own sexual behavior, suggests a new analysis of previous studies.
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What’s Hot? 09/26/14

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A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television and movies.
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The Younger the Age of First Drink, the Higher the Odds for Problem Drinking Later

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According to new research, both drinking and getting drunk at a young age increases the likelihood of problem drinking in high school.
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Girls Do Better Than Boys in All School Subjects

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Combing through nearly a century of research, a recent study has determined that girls perform better than boys in all school subjects. But a lingering question remains. Why?
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What’s Hot?

A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television and movies.

Trending Today on Twitter – 9/26/14
1. #TheEqualizer
2. #TheDailyShowGoneTooFar
3. #2YearsWeMissYouAvalanna
4. #JackAndJackTheMovie
5. #happybirthdaytbhfanproblems
6. #TidesMusicVideo
7. iOS 8.0.2
8. O’Hare
9. Yankees
10. Manny
Source: Twitter


Hot Searches on Google – 9/26/14
1. Derek Jeter
2. Redskins
3. Eric Holder
4. Scandal
5. Ryder Cup 2014
6. How to Get Away with Murder
7. Big Brother
8. Grey’s Anatomy
9. Brittany Kerr
10. Sam Pepper
Source: Google


iTunes Top 10 Singles  – 9/26/14
1. All About That Bass – Meghan Trainor
2. Shake It Off – Taylor Swift
3. Bang Bang – Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj
4. I – Kendrick Lamar
5. Rather Be (feat. Jess Glynne) – Clean Bandit
6. Habits (Stay High) – Tove Lo
7. Burnin’ It Down – Jason Aldean
8. Tonight Looks Good On You – Jason Aldean
9. Black Widow (feat. Rita Ora) Iggy Azalea
10. Anaconda – Nicki Minaj
Source: iTunes


Top 10 TV Shows in Prime Time – Week Ending 9/21/14
1. NBC Sunday Night Football
2. 60 Minutes
3. Madam Secretary
4. Dancing with the Stars
5. Dancing with the Stars Results
6. America’s Got Talent – Wed
7. CBS+NFLN Thursday Night Football
8. America’s Got Talent – Tues
9. The Good Wife
10. Mysteries of Laura
Source: Nielsen Co.


Top YouTube Videos – Ages 13-17 – 9/26/14
1. iPhone 6 Plus Bend Test
2. You Spin My Head Right Round
3. Five Nights at GMOD
Source: YouTube


Top 5 Movies – Last Weekend
1. The Maze Runner
2. A Walk Among the Tombstones
3. This Is Where I Leave You
4. No Good Deed
5. Dolphin Tale 2
Source: Rotten Tomatoes

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